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? thank you very much, everybody. >> all right. president barack obama there on staten island. the second visit to the region after superstorm sandy reiter e reiterating that the federal government will be there in the complete rebuilding of this region devastated by that storm. there he is with the governor of new york and also homeland security chief janet napolitano and senators chuck schumer also there as well as the new york city mayor michael bloomberg. you heard the president there also talking about poignant moment with the moore family and many people recall their two sons swept away and he talked about what's been a very emotional visit to the staten island area, but also a kind of reaffirms that resolve that the federal government will be there as best it can in the rebuilding process. our victor blackwell is there, also, in staten island outside of recovery center. so victor, give me an idea what the reception has been like for the president's second now visit, the first post-re-election there to staten island. >> reporter: well, i think the president today said what the peop
-electing obama -- high unemployment, slow growth, the directlar of kathululu will rise from the ocean and -- >> is that -- >> thank god. you hear that too? because nobody is playing it. there is no dj, nothing. there is no sound system. it's really kind of eerie. >> covering the romney campaign for "the daily show." he has been on the show since 2006. he has been stealing the spotlight since his first school play sense he was 7 years old. assef joins us now. what are you doing? after election fatigue, what -- >> election fatigue. i feel like -- what's that. >> what are you going to do? >> i went right from the sort of election stuff on "the daily show" right into this play, so i have been working straight up. >> tell me about it. >> it's at the lincoln center. it's called "disgrace." it's not a comedy. for people who have seen "the daily show" and know me from "the daily show" it's a very different sort of experience. it's a dramatic roll. it's dealing with a lot of identity politics. >> tell me about the identity politics because that's one of the things mainly that you saw president
of hamas' military ring. >> thank you very much for the update. >>> a defiant president obama making it clear he is ready to rumble with the republicans. the president drawing two big lines in the sand in his first news conference since winning re-election. first on taxes and the fiscal cliff. >> but what i'm not going to do is to extend bush tax cuts for the wealthiest 2% that we can't afford and, according to economists, will have the least positive impact on our economy. >> the president also coming to the defense of susan rice, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, who just a few days after the attack as you recall said violence on the u.s. consulate in benghazi began as a spontaneous protest against an anti-islam film. two top-ranking republicans are vowing to block rice's nomination if she is picked to be the next secretary of state. the president firing back with a rare flash of anger. >> senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> white house correspondent dan lothian, live from washington this morning. it's really
people have died here in gaza from those air strikes. soledad? >> sara sidner for us, thank you for the update. >>> let's get to washington now, where a pretty fiery president obama ready to take off the gloves, if the republicans want to fight. the president clearly stating two key demands during his first news conference, ever since winning re-election. the first on taxes and the fiscal cliff. >> but what i'm not going to do is to extend bush tax cuts for the wealthiest 2% that we can't afford, and according to economists, will have the least positive impact on our economy. >> the president also making clear that he has susan rice's back. that's his ambassador, the embattled u.s. ambassador to the united nations. initially she said that that september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi began as a spontaneous protest against an anti-islam film. well, now two top-ranking republicans are vowing to block her nomination if, in fact, she is picked to be the next secretary of state. that had the president very anger. here's what he said. >> if senator mccain and senator gr
closed that place down. >> robert baer, former cia operative. thank you so much for joining us today. >>> in the next hour, president obama will head to new york to meet families trying to recover from superstorm sandy. will he visit staten island, one of the hardest hit areas, and take an aerial tour. he will also meet with city officials, first responders and f fema staff. this will be the president's first time touring the region in new york. he he will be joined by new york governor andrew cuomo and mayor michael bloomberg and members of his cabinet. >>> former republican nominee, mitt romney now claiming the president won re-election by giving gifts to after r african-americans, hispanics and younger voters. this is how romney explained his loss in a phone call to some of his top donors. >> the president's campaign did was focus on certain members of his base coalition, give them extraordinary financial gifts from the government and then work very aggressively to turn them out to vote. >> those comments aren't sitting well with some republicans, notably former romney surrogate,
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